Political Action for the Environment
Current petitions and DC Area Bills:
We Tweet (@greenneighbors1), Facebook, and put out on our email listserv the latest petitions we think you may be interested in signing. Contact us if you want to be put on our broad email listserv for such notices: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Ways to Take Action!
If you want to sign petitions and/or participate in marches, rallies or other public demonstrations, you can sign up for alerts from several great organizations:
This international organization, which works on climate change and climate justice, has a DC chapter. You can sign up to get emails from 350.org by going to this page: https://350.org/, putting in your email address and clicking on “JOIN IN.”
The Sierra Club has a DC chapter that you can access here: http://dc.sierraclub.org/. They have several committees, including a Clean Energy Committee, an Environmental Justice Committee and a Zero Waste Committee. To sign up for their email alerts, send an email to email@example.com.
Greenpeace has a volunteer platform for petitions, events, social media, and resources (like how to start an environmental group video) for environmental campaigns. https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/volunteer-platform/.
To sign petitions, click go to the home page at http://www.foe.org/, and click on Take Action. To get news and more, on the home page, middle left, fill in your name and email address and click “Submit.”
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Description from their website: The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is the first grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Our mission is to build and mobilize a powerful grassroots movement in this unique region that surrounds our nation’s capital to call for state, national and international policies that will put us on a path to climate stability.
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